The Life of James McNeill Whistler
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The Life of James McNeill Whistler
By Joseph Pennell, Elizabeth Robins Pennell
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Table of Contents
  • THE LIFE OF JAMES McNEILL WHISTLER
  • PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST Fr. (By Himself)
  • THE LIFE OF JAMES McNEILL WHISTLER
  • PREFACE TO THE SIXTH EDITION
  • PUBLISHER'S NOTE TO THE FIFTH EDITION
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I: THE WHISTLER FAMILY. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN THIRTY-FOUR TO EIGHTEEN FORTY-THREE.
  • CHAPTER II: IN RUSSIA. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN FORTY-THREE TO EIGHTEEN FORTY-NINE.
    • Portrait of Whistler as A Boy
    • THE TWO BROTHERS. MINIATURE
  • CHAPTER III: SCHOOLDAYS IN POMFRET. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN FORTY-NINE TO EIGHTEEN FIFTY-ONE.
  • CHAPTER IV: WEST POINT. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN FIFTY-ONE TO EIGHTEEN FIFTY-FOUR.
    • BIBI LALOUETTE
    • STREET AT SAVERNE
    • LA MÈRE GÉRARD
    • HEAD OF AN OLD MAN SMOKING
  • CHAPTER V: THE COAST SURVEY. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN FIFTY-FOUR AND EIGHTEEN FIFTY-FIVE.
  • CHAPTER VI: STUDENT DAYS IN THE LATIN QUARTER. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN FIFTY-FIVE TO EIGHTEEN FIFTY-NINE.
    • PORTRAIT OF WHISTLER
    • SKETCHES OF THE JOURNEY TO ALSACE
    • PORTRAIT OF WHISTLER IN THE BIG HAT
    • DROUET
  • CHAPTER VII: WORKING DAYS IN THE LATIN QUARTER. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN FIFTY-FIVE TO EIGHTEEN FIFTY-NINE CONTINUED.
    • AT THE PIANO
    • WAPPING
  • CHAPTER VIII: THE BEGINNINGS IN LONDON. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN FIFTY-NINE TO EIGHTEEN SIXTY-THREE.
    • THE THAMES IN ICE
    • ROTHERHITHE
  • CHAPTER IX: THE BEGINNINGS IN LONDON. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN FIFTY-NINE TO EIGHTEEN SIXTY-THREE CONTINUED.
    • THE MUSIC ROOM
    • ANNIE HADEN
  • CHAPTER X: CHELSEA DAYS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SIXTY-THREE TO EIGHTEEN SIXTY-SIX.
    • THE WHITE GIRL SYMPHONY IN WHITE. NO. I
    • JO
    • THE BLUE WAVE
    • THE FORGE
  • CHAPTER XI: CHELSEA DAYS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SIXTY-THREE TO EIGHTEEN SIXTY-SIX CONTINUED.
    • THE MORNING BEFORE THE MASSACRE OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW
    • THE LAST OF OLD WESTMINSTER
  • CHAPTER XII: CHELSEA DAYS CONTINUED. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SIXTY-SIX TO EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-TWO.
    • PORTRAIT OF WHISTLER BY HIMSELF
    • WEARY
    • WEARY
    • THE LANGE LEIZEN OF THE SIX MARKS
    • HARMONY IN FLESH-COLOUR AND GREEN
  • CHAPTER XIII: NOCTURNES. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-TWO TO EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-EIGHT.
    • LA PRINCESSE DU PAYS DE LA PORCELAINE
    • VARIATIONS IN VIOLET AND GREEN
  • CHAPTER XIV: PORTRAITS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-ONE TO EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-FOUR.
    • SYMPHONY IN WHITE. NO. II
    • PORTRAIT OF DR. WHISTLER
  • CHAPTER XV: THE OPEN DOOR. THE YEAR EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-FOUR AND AFTER.
    • NOCTURNE
    • SYMPHONY IN WHITE. NO. III
  • CHAPTER XVI: THE PEACOCK ROOM. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-FOUR TO EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-SEVEN.
    • SEA BEACH WITH FIGURES STUDY FOR THE SIX PROJECTS
    • WHISTLER'S TABLE PALETTE
    • THE THREE FIGURES
    • NOCTURNE
    • NOCTURNE
  • CHAPTER XVII: THE GROSVENOR GALLERY. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-SEVEN AND EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-EIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XVIII: THE WHITE HOUSE. THE YEAR EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-EIGHT.
    • THE MOTHER
    • PORTRAIT OF THOMAS CARLYLE
    • PORTRAIT OF CICELY HENRIETTA, MISS ALEXANDER
    • PORTRAIT OF F. R. LEYLAND
  • CHAPTER XIX: THE TRIAL. THE YEAR EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-EIGHT.
    • PORTRAIT OF MRS. F. R. LEYLAND
    • PORTRAIT OF MISS LEYLAND
    • PORTRAIT OF MRS. LOUIS HUTH
    • FANNY LEYLAND
  • CHAPTER XX: BANKRUPTCY. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-EIGHT AND EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-NINE.
  • CHAPTER XXI: VENICE. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-NINE AND EIGHTEEN EIGHTY.
  • CHAPTER XXII: VENICE. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN SEVENTY-NINE AND EIGHTEEN EIGHTY CONTINUED.
    • WHISTLER IN HIS STUDIO
    • MAUD STANDING
    • PORTRAIT OF SIR HENRY IRVING AS PHILIP II OF SPAIN
    • PORTRAIT OF SIR HENRY COLE
  • CHAPTER XXIII: BACK IN LONDON. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY AND EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-ONE.
    • PORTRAIT OF MISS ROSA CORDER
    • THE PEACOCK ROOM
  • CHAPTER XXIV: THE JOY OF LIFE. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-ONE TO EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-FOUR.
    • DRAWING IN WASH FOR A CATALOGUE OF BLUE AND WHITE NANKIN PORCELAIN
    • STUDY
  • CHAPTER XXV: AMONG FRIENDS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-ONE TO EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-SEVEN.
    • TALL BRIDGE
    • NOCTURNE
  • CHAPTER XXVI: AMONG FRIENDS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-ONE TO EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-SEVEN CONTINUED.
    • NOCTURNE IN BLUE AND GOLD
    • THE FALLING ROCKET
  • CHAPTER XXVII: THE STUDIO IN THE FULHAM ROAD. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-FIVE TO EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-SEVEN.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII: THE TEN O'CLOCK. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-FOUR TO EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-EIGHT.
    • THE BRIDGE
    • THE DOORWAY
  • CHAPTER XXIX: THE BRITISH ARTISTS. THE RISE. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-FOUR TO EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-SIX.
    • THE BEGGARS
    • THE RIALTO
    • PORTRAITS OF MAUD
    • JUBILEE MEMORIAL
  • CHAPTER XXX: THE BRITISH ARTISTS. THE FALL. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-SIX TO EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-EIGHT.
    • PORTRAIT OF LADY MEUX
    • THE SALUTE, VENICE
  • CHAPTER XXXI: MARRIAGE. THE YEAR EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-EIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XXXII: THE WORK OF THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY TO EIGHTEEN NINETY-TWO.
    • THE YELLOW BUSKIN
    • PORTRAIT OF M. THÉODORE DURET
  • CHAPTER XXXIII: HONOURS. EXHIBITIONS. NEW INTERESTS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-NINE TO EIGHTEEN NINETY-ONE.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV: "THE GENTLE ART." THE YEAR EIGHTEEN NINETY.
  • CHAPTER XXXV: THE TURN OF THE TIDE. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-ONE AND EIGHTEEN NINETY-TWO.
    • PORTRAIT OF PABLO SARASATE
    • PORTRAIT OF LADY COLIN CAMPBELL
  • CHAPTER XXXVI: PARIS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-TWO AND EIGHTEEN NINETY-THREE.
    • ANNABEL LEE
    • THE CONVALESCENT
  • CHAPTER XXXVII: PARIS CONTINUED. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-THREE AND EIGHTEEN NINETY-FOUR.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII: TRIALS AND GRIEFS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-FOUR TO EIGHTEEN NINETY-SIX.
    • PORTRAIT OF MISS KINSELLA THE IRIS, ROSE AND GREEN
    • WHISTLER AT HIS PRINTING PRESS IN THE STUDIO, RUE NOTRE-DAME-DES-CHAMPS
  • CHAPTER XXXIX: ALONE. THE YEAR EIGHTEEN NINETY-SIX.
    • ILLUSTRATION TO LITTLE JOHANNES
    • WATER-COLOUR LANDSCAPE
    • THE MASTER SMITH OF LYME REGIS
    • THE SMITH
    • PORTRAIT OF MRS. A. J. CASSATT
    • THE BEACH
    • SHOP WINDOW AT DIEPPE
  • CHAPTER XL: THE LITHOGRAPH CASE. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-SIX AND EIGHTEEN NINETY-SEVEN.
    • THE THAMES
    • FIRELIGHT. JOSEPH PENNELL. NO. 1
  • CHAPTER XLI: THE END OF THE EDEN CASE. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-SEVEN TO EIGHTEEN NINETY-NINE.
    • STUDY IN BROWN
    • STUDY OF THE NUDE
  • CHAPTER XLII: BETWEEN LONDON AND PARIS. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-SEVEN TO NINETEEN HUNDRED.
    • BLUE AND CORAL THE LITTLE BLUE BONNET
    • ROSE AND GOLD LITTLE LADY SOPHIE OF SOHO
    • MODEL, WITH FLOWERS
    • GIRL, WITH A RED FEATHER
  • CHAPTER XLIII: THE INTERNATIONAL. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-SEVEN TO NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THREE.
    • A FRESHENING BREEZE
    • LILLIE IN OUR ALLEY
  • CHAPTER XLIV: THE ACADÉMIE CARMEN. THE YEARS EIGHTEEN NINETY-EIGHT TO NINETEEN HUNDRED AND ONE.
    • THE SEA, POURVILLE
    • THE COAST OF BRITTANY ALONE WITH THE TIDE
    • THE FUR JACKET
  • CHAPTER XLV: THE BEGINNING OF THE END. THE YEAR NINETEEN HUNDRED.
    • PORTRAIT OF MRS. WALTER SICKERT
    • PORTRAIT OF MISS WOAKES
  • CHAPTER XLVI: IN SEARCH OF HEALTH. THE YEARS NINETEEN HUNDRED AND ONE AND NINETEEN HUNDRED AND TWO.
    • THE CHELSEA GIRL
    • PORTRAIT OF E. G. KENNEDY
  • CHAPTER XLVII: THE END. THE YEARS NINETEEN HUNDRED AND TWO AND NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THREE.
    • GALLERY AT THE LONDON MEMORIAL EXHIBITION
    • GALLERY AT THE BOSTON MEMORIAL EXHIBITION
    • WHISTLER'S GRAVE IN CHISWICK CEMETERY ADJOINING CHISWICK CHURCHYARD
    • MONUMENT IN WHISTLER'S MEMORY AT THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT
    • THE END OF THE LIFE OF JAMES ABBOTT McNEILL WHISTLER. HIS NAME AND HIS FAME WILL LIVE FOR EVER. JOSEPH PENNELL. ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
  • APPENDIX
  • INDEX
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